NERD’S EYE VIEW: Begun, the merchandising has

May 19, 1999. My sister had bought tickets for us to see “Star Wars – Episode I: The Phantom Menace” at Cinemark Movies 8 for my...

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – It’s not every day you get to reenact a gruesome murder. North Mississippi locals Margaret McGrath, her daughters Emma and Meg Gousset, Kenny Cook and Dr. John Morris got to do it for an entire weekend. McGrath and company star in the latest episode of Investigation Discovery’s […]

TUPELO – Oktoberfest is back for a second year, co-sponsored by Better Brands Distributing and Grammer AG, according to the Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association. The second annual German-inspired event will be hosted Oct. 1 at Fairpark in downtown Tupelo. The evening will be filled with activities celebrating the German culture, including music by the […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba Times TREMONT – Work on Tremont’s long-planned memorial park for country music legend and native Tammy Wynette is further along than most people probably realize. Last week, Robert Don Whitehead of the Tammy Wynette Legacy Park Committee, said the group is in the final stages of purchasing the building that will […]

If you’re not a fan of time travel, wild theories or just don’t like the unknown, you might want to steer clear of the text below. The idea of time travel, paradoxes and parallel timelines/universes fascinate me. So, indulge me as I tell you a tale. I grew up reading a series of children’s books […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – It’s been nearly 47 years since The Beatles held their final live performance atop 3 Savile Row in London, but their music still lives on today through countless mediums. But to get that live feel the music deserves, you’ll need to get to Link Centre this weekend. […]

By Emma Crawford Daily Journal OXFORD – When poet Sandra Beasley made her first trip to Oxford, she knew little of the college town other than its claim to fame as William Faulkner’s home. When she left after spending a month in Oxford as the University of Mississippi’s summer poet-in-residence in 2010, Beasley took with […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal Most people decided to skip the stoner/action flick “American Ultra.” It didn’t crack the top 5 in box office receipts, so it’s doubtful we’ll see Jesse Eisenberg unleash his mad, death-dealing skills in a sequel. “American Ultra” is an off-kilter movie. It’s different elements don’t exactly line up. There’s […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The Movie in the Park event has been rescheduled for Saturday at 8:15 p.m. The event, which was postponed this past weekend due to inclement weather, will be held at the Ballard Park Sportsplex. The feature is “Big Hero 6.” Admission is free, and concessions will be available.

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal OXFORD – These are busy, creative days for Sam Haskell III. When he’s not in Hollywood, he’s in Atlantic City or Conyers, Georgia. A recent weekend at Magnolia Hill, his Oxford home, provided the chance to change out his laundry and catch “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” with his wife, […]